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Rainbow Fireworks set to light up the sky at British championships

A Gainsborough firework company is hoping to take home the big prize at this year’s British Musical 
Firework Championships.

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Husband-and-wife team Roy and Anna Walters, whose opticians business has been open for 20 years.

Milestone for Gainsborough opticians

An independent family opticians in Gainsborough has held a get-together to celebrate its 20th anniversary.

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Pictured from left: Vicky Turnbull, Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator for Gainsborough Golf Club; Richard Kane of Gainsborough Trinity; Alison Shipperbottom of Marshalls Yard; and Ben Hatch, General Manager at Gainsborough Golf Club.

New venue announced for Gainsborough business awards showcase

An awards event showcasing the best and the brightest of Gainsborough’s business community is set to return.

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Tour of Britain visitors spent £3m

Figures from Tour of Britain race organisers reveal that visitors spent £2,975,000 in our area when North Lincolnshire hosted a stage of the race in September last year.

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Coun Jeff Summers, leader of West Lindsey District Council, who was thrilled to hear about the award of �2.1 million for Gainsborough.

Gainsborough gets bumper £2.1m grant to start 2,500-home project

Council chiefs and the town’s MP have reacted with joy after Gainsborough was awarded a bumper £2.1 million to trigger the building of hundreds of new homes in Gainsborough.

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Staff celebrate their fundraising team of the year award.

Tesco staff win national award for charity fundraising

A group of Tesco colleagues from Gainsborough have landed an award for raising tens of thousands of pounds for charity.

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Trevor Mason

New appointment to St Leger Homes board in Doncaster

Local housing provider St Leger Homes of Doncaster is pleased to announce that it has appointed Trevor Mason as a new independent member of its board.

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Lyndsey Parry, deputy centre manager, and David Avery, cleaning supervisor

Recycling on the up as Doncaster Lakeside Village improves its green credentials

Recycling at Doncaster’s Lakeside Village was up by 20 percent in 2017 and the retail outlet is looking to further improve its green credentials in 2018.

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Centre Manager Alison Shipperbottom outside the new store in Gainsborough's Marshall's Yard.

Clothing chain to open new store in Gainsborough shopping centre

A fashion retailer has announced it is to open a new store in Gainsborough.

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Doncaster Chamber appoints new president and board member

Doncaster Chamber appoints new president and board member

Formally announced at the Doncaster Chamber AGM in December, Doncaster Chamber is pleased to welcome Michael Wilkinson (Frog Education) to the position of Doncaster Chamber President and Fabian Braithwaite (HSR Law) to the Board of Directors.

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Media outlets and brands are currently facing unexplained and challenging outages on Facebook

Facebook outage hits publishers and brands across the UK

Media outlets found themselves unable to post as normal on Facebook today, following multiple reports of outages on the social media platform last night.
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Preparations underway for the 38th Festival of the Plough

Preparations will soon be underway for the 38th Festival of the Plough to be held at High Burnham Farm on September 16.

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Doncaster Tesco surplus food provides 90,000 meals

More than 90,000 meals have been provided to charities and community groups in Doncaster thanks to Tesco’s surplus food redistribution scheme Community Food Connection.

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Richard Hannigan

Council sets out new plan to reduce CO2 emissions further

North Lincolnshire Council is to adopt a new Carbon Management Plan to reduce its carbon footprint more. As part of this, a target to reduce CO2 emissions by 25 per cent over the next five years has been set – a potential cost saving of £4m.

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Tesco is selling Quality Street tins for a bargain price

Tesco selling Quality Street tins for bargain price

Christmas may be over but eagle-eyed shoppers looking for a chocolate fix have been snapping up a bargain at Tesco.

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COLUMNIST: Campaign for a better deal for our children on the food front

I hope you all had a very enjoyable and relaxing Christmas. I’d also like to think that many of you had what I would refer to as a traditional Christmas featuring plenty of nourishing, home-cooked food.

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Richard Hannigan

Energy efficient heating for over 100 homes

One hundred and forty five homes are to get their heating facilities revamped through a new scheme being offered by the South Humber Energy Efficiency Partnership across North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire.

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Buxton railway station.

Northern trains reveal timetable for three-day strike in East Midlands

Northern has released its revised timetables for the three days of RMT strike action in January.

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Caroline with employee Christina Dodd from Conisbrough

MP praises firm for its investment in learning at its Doncaster site

Caroline Flint has praised Wavin UK for its investment in learning at its Edlington site.

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Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018

Doncaster will be put firmly on the map in 2018, says the town’s mayor, Ros Jones.

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